Asian Film Awards 2016 : ‘Bajirao Mastani’ beats ‘Bahubali’
Asian Film Awards (AFA) has been grandly held on 17th March, Thursday at Venetian Theatre in Macau, China. This is the 10th celebration of AFA awards, it is the stage to honour the prestigious movies of Asia.
Bajirao Mastani Occupies the Best Place in AFA Awards 2016
The recent release Bajirao Mastani has own the best visual effects awards by beating the Bahubali. Bahubali is also said to be one of the nominees of ‘Best Visual Effects’ category but couldn’t own the award. The Bajirao Mastani is starring Ranvir Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone in main roles.
The Bollywood film Bajirao Mastani was selected for 5 more categories, Best Movie, Best Costumes, Best Music, Best Editing and Best Visual effects.
Bahubali – The Beginning has been nominated for only visual effects category. And the other films, “Tavar,” “Bombay Velvet,” and “Maasan” have been nominated for single categories.
Chinese Film ‘The Assasin’ Won 5 Awards
The Chinese flick “ The Assassin” owns the best movie award. – Shu Qi from the same film has won the best actress awards. Zhou Yun has won the award of best supporting role from the same flick. The flick also won the best original music award and best cinematography award. The Assassin movie has own 5 total awards in 10th AFA Awards 2016.
“It is with great pleasure that Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao and The Venetian Macao once again sponsor the Asian Film Awards. The awards represent the very best of the dynamic and always exciting Asian film industry, and it is an honour for us to host them and welcome so many famous faces to Macao,” Dave Horton, Global Chief Marketing Officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp. & Sands China Ltd, said in a statement.
Asian Film Awards 2016 Complete Winners List
- Best Film – “The Assassin”
- Best Visual Effects – Prasad Sutar for “Bajirao Mastani”
- Best Director – Hou Hsiao-Hsien for “The Assassin”
- Best Actor – Lee Byung-Hun for “Inside Men”
- Best Actress – Shu Qi for “The Assassin”
- Best Newcomer – Jessie Li for “Port of Call”
- Best Supporting Actor – Asano Tadanobu for “Journey to the Shore”
- Best Supporting Actress – Zhou Yun for “The Assassin”
- Best Screenplay – Jia Zhangke for “Mountains May Depart”
- Best Cinematography – Mark Lee Ping-bing for “The Assassin”
- Best Original Music – Lim Giong for “The Assassin”